The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 62 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 0.13% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 0.30% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £213 £250
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
280 332 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.33% 41.97% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 240 103
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £462 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 12
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £21.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bristol region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Apache
6 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Vagrant
6 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (23.53%) Ansible

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
2 6 (35.29%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (23.53%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Domino Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Domino Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) CentOS
4 4 (23.53%) Fedora
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Email Migration
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Vagrant
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) IBM